Program Evaluations supports educators engagement in continuous cycles of inquiry around the analysis of formative, interim, and summative assessments to improve student learning.

Formative Assessment

A collection of formal and informal processes used to gather evidence for the purpose of improving student learning—provides teachers and students with continuous, real time information that informs and supports instruction.

Interim Assessment

Interim assessments is intended to capture students’ understanding and knowledge so that instructional action can be taken before a state test is given.

Summative Assessment

Generally, educators administer a summative assessment near the end of an instructional unit to help them answer the question, “What did students learn?”

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